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ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:00am EDT
to the bank. >>. the growing scandal that threatens to sink a media empire. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had n
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:05am PDT
emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions that are certain to be asked on tuesday when brooks, her boss rupert murdoch, and james murdococ son and heir, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested it's not clear that she will appear, and if she does, that she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that the people at the s
ABC
Jul 22, 2011 2:05am PDT
-wife brooke mueller. she's admitted to having some drug issues. we sort of detailed that here in the skinny. how she's really been struggling with addictions but wants to be able to take care of her kids. brooke's mom has really stepped in to help take care of these twins. >> someone needs to. >> bree olson, one of the goddesses, said sheen was a great father. >> who really knows what's going on with all of that. >> there you go. you can see e e interview. abcnews.com. pop by if you want to see more of that interview. >> speaking of children. >> yep. >> a little update on the palin clan. i think we talked about this earlier yesterday. this photo basically came out showing brita hansen, who is the wife of sarah palin's eldest son whose name is track. gawker first published this photo showing her very, very pregnant. now they say less than two months after the wedding she is several months pregnant. meaning more than two months. do a little math there, carry the one. >> some people are saying she's like seven, eight months pregnant. >> shotgun. >> seven, eight months along, could be a shotgun
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 2:05am PDT
"news of world" surfaced and murdoch shut down the 168-year-old paper. lookups for rebecca brooks shot up in the wake of the british prime minister's call for her resignation and the announcement of a public inquiry. another international story captivating folks here at home is the action at the women's world cup in dresden, germany. according to fifa, more than 29 million women around the world play soccer. and if searches are any indication, this tournament is sure to light an even bigger passion for the sport in the u.s. as team usa heads into the final match on sunday against japan, players hope solo, abby wambach, and megan rapinoe are the most-searched team members right now on yahoo!. >>> now to hollywood news and the harry potter frenzy. fans are getting nostalgic at the series draws to a close with the opening of the final movie part 2 of "harry potter and the deathly hallows." searches for the complete list of the movies in order are up 265% right now. people are scouring the web for all kinds of hogwarts merchandise like wands, costumes, , d even a harry potter chess set. >>
ABC
Jul 13, 2011 2:35am EDT
was going on, that a lot of these personal sources were being hacked. >> rebecca brooks. exactly. "the sun," one of murdock's publications, is now fighting back. the headline "brown wrong." he's saying he was a part of this in some ways, that it wasn't a secret probe. this is going back and forth between these two sides and it's still unraveling. a lot of details to come. >> more details every single day. at least when we come in, we hear more about this. >> very controversrsl. >>> we're marking another last in the era of the space shuttle. sort of a bittersweet thing here. >> say it ain't so. take a look at this, the "atlantis" astronauts have completed their last-ever space walk. they spent about 6 1/2 hours outside the shuttle retrieving a broken pump and attataing a satellite-refueling module. >> this is hard work. by the way. i know it looks like they're just floating around. this is exhausting stuff. they also took some time to admire the view, of course. about 245 miles below. checking out the blue marble. and the kennedy space center. on the next swing around, mission control in ho
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 2:35am EDT
of the world." both men denying wrongdoing. sunday, rebekah brooks, former "news of the world" editor, was arrested. all eyes are on james murdock. he admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized and i've said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation. that's a matter of real refwret for me personally. >> reporter: the scandal could have repercussions in the u.s. home to more than half of the $33 billion murdock media empire that includes fox tv and fox news. >> there is a more turpitude clause in the fcc regulations for tv stations, which is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> reporter: tuesday, rupert murdock, james murdock, and rebekah brooks will appear before a committee at the british house of commons to answer questions. this is the first time they'll have spoken about this scandal since it broke two weeks ago. it is certain to be another dramatic day here. jeffrey kofman, abc news, lond
ABC
Jul 13, 2011 2:05am PDT
shirt. >> streamers with tape. okay. charlie sheen and brooke, his second, now -- actually it's his third ex-wife now -- >> estranged. >> they have recently come to a custody settlement that is kind of eyebrow-raising. can you raise your eyebrow? can you do that thing? >> i can. >> this is what this makes you want to do. hold on. they say they do not have to have any drug testing, either of them. it makes you go, what? >> very responsible parents clearly. >> it seems they have the twins and they should be sober, both of them. apparently they don't have to do drug testing. makes you raise your eyebrow. an id medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying .up to thousands of dollars... out of your own pocket. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 3:00am EDT
. that is rebecca brooks. who dined with murdock. she was editor while many of the crimes were committed. 270 people lost their jobs this weekend. she stays. but murdock may lose a huge business deal. his plan to take 100% control of britain's b sky b satellite network. this scandal has highlighted what many in britain have considered to be a near monopoly by murdock companies. 40% of the papers sold in this country, including the fabled "times" and "sunday times" are owned by murdock companies. his holdings stretch around the world. in the u.s. he owns two of the most influential newspapers. book publishing. avatar, his. 20th century fox. fox news. and yes, fox tv. owner of "the simpsons." >> i own 60% of that, nitwit! >> all right, break it up, boys. >> i suppose you don't like tabloid newspapers either. >> reporter: news corporation, the company he controls, is headquartered in new york. his challenge now is to keep t t taint that's poisoned his british holdings from affecting his holdings around the world. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >>> from one kind of heat to another, extreme heat gripp
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 2:05am PDT
like you've never seen them before. we talked about charlie sheen's ex brooke mueller. she's had a lot of struggles with drugs and alcohol. she went to rehab then had a relapse. she was going to mexico to get this special drug ibogaine. apparently she couldn't get on the plane, though, when she went to go to the mexican rehab because she couldn't find her passport. so that is to bebeontinued. they're trying to get her an emergency passport so she can get to that rehab. >> lots of rumors there about katy perry and russell brand breaking up. apparently katy went on to twitter and said, do not believe it, we're just fine, and the marriage apparently is solid. she went out there and wrote what you see there on your screen. privacy is our luxury, we don't need to flaunt our relationship. basically is what she said. >>> here are somome stories to watch today on abc news. the military psychiatrist charged in the 2009 ft. hood shootings is due in court this afternoon for arraignment. nidal malik hasan is accused of killing 13 people. >>> american airlines is expected to announce it's ordering
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 2:35am EDT
. >> reporter: at the center of the scandal, this woman. rebecca brooks. editor of "the news of the world" in 2002, now head of high pressure dock's media empire. so far, she has resisted calls to resign and take responsibility. there is no sign of the outrage here diminishing. from the public, politicians, and other media outlets. add to that a mounting advertiser boycott of "the news of the world." ford is just one of a number of companies saying they don't want to be associated with a newspaper that doesn't know where to draw the line. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> enough is enough. >>> after three decades the countdown is on to the final shuttle flight scheduled to lift off tomorrow morning. "atlantis" is on the launch pad and ready to go. but there is a 70% chance of rain or thunderstorms which could delay the historic mission. up to 1 million people are expected to turn out at cape canaveral to watch. >> of course they want it to go up. there's this launch window where the shuttle's got to get to the space station. i liken it to the quarterback throwing a football to the rece
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 2:35am EDT
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ABC
Jul 14, 2011 2:35am EDT
, his son james, and rebecca brooks, once headed "news of the world," they expect them to testify next tuesday and they may respond later today to those charges. >> if you can imagine if this extended here to the u.s. lots of people here in new york read "the post," which is murdock owned as well. this is a big disappointment to him to have this deal fall through with skyky television, course. definitely affecting his business. >>> washington state authorities are outraged over a legal loophole that is allowing an admitted child molest tore watch child porn while he's in jail. wiwi done gilbert is acting as his other than attorney in the case. that means he's entitled to review the evidence. that evidence includes more than 100 videos seized from his own home showing gilbert's acts of abuse. victims are being victimized all over again. >>> now to a phone bill scam that's bilking millions of americans every month. they're unknowingly dishing out money for bogus fees tacked onto their bills. some of the biggest phone companies are not only letting it happen but getting a cut themselves.
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 2:05am PDT
of widespread telephone hacking by "news of the world." both men deny wrongdoing. sunday, rebekah brooks, former "news of the world" editor, was arrested. now all eyes are on james murdoch, rupert murdoch's son and not so heir apparent. he admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. settlement that i authorized and i've said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation. that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: the scandal could have repercussions in the u.s. home to more than half of the $33 billion murdoch media empire that includes fox tv and fox news. >> there is a moral turpitude clause in the fcc regulations for tv stations, which is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> reporter: tuesday, rupert murdoch, james murdoch and rebekah brooks will all appear before a committee at the british house of commons to answer questions. this is the first time they'll have spoken about this scandal since it broke two
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